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Padilla's Mexican Kitchen

1510 Girard Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87106-1823
+1 505-262-0115
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sopapillas” (79 reviews)
“carne adovada” (20 reviews)
“red chili” (22 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 7:45 p.m. Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
1510 Girard Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87106-1823
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Reviewed April 27, 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is located in a strip mall and could easily be missed. The food is authentic and of the highest quality. Service is excellent. A word of caution...don't wait until noon...a long line formed while we were eating. This is a "don't miss" if...More

Thank keasterling2002
Reviewed April 27, 2017

We've been searching for a new place to satisfy our red sauce cravings after our favorite in Santa Fe had to close (sob!). Padilla's filled the bill with great red sauce, and a delicious green sauce too. They made a humble cheese enchilada a mouth...More

1  Thank GAIL W
Reviewed April 20, 2017

Nice relaxed place full of families. Great service. Good, unique food. Love the sopapillas. My son has a new appreciation for Mexican food

Thank HuntersDad
Reviewed April 18, 2017 via mobile

There's nothing fancy here...just great authentic Mexican food prepared the way your grandma would make it (assuming she was Mexican). They have dishes that you don't often see like Carne Adovada and delicious Sopaipillas, both of which I highly recommend. Add the red and green...More

Thank Dollyamas
Reviewed April 11, 2017

...and keep this place a secret. It's not fancy but you'll love the vibe of the folk there. No bar, no frills but you absolutely cannot beat the food. Why they haven't franchised I don't know. I went "Christmas" on the chili's and suggest you...More

Thank Clif C
Reviewed March 29, 2017 via mobile

Wonderful red and green sauces. Everything was great. Great service and atmosphere. Would recommend.

Thank Sheilashera
Reviewed March 28, 2017

I've always teased my nieces from Texas that they didn't know what real New Mexican food was but boy did they surprise me !! They took me to Padillas Mexican Kitchen and I've been hooked ever since! Best food in town. I've lived in and...More

Thank Jackie W
Reviewed March 26, 2017 via mobile

Six of us ate at Padilla we all ordered something different all remarked how delicious the meal was. When we come to Albuquerque this is our first place for a meal. Would be there a couple more times if they were open on the weekends....More

Thank Sue K
Reviewed March 26, 2017

The food was excellent. Very comfortable, affordable, family owned Mexican restaurant. Our server was very attentive. Would definitely recommend to everyone!

Thank Dwight H
Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

This place has been here for many years & they have the crew completely dialed in. High volume with out feeling like cattle. Great customer service and follow up with even better FOOD - very authentic from the chips to the amazing sopaillas !!! You...More

Thank Fdelidude
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April 2, 2018|
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Response from Mark M | Reviewed this property |
There is no outdoor seating.
March 27, 2017|
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Response from Sue K | Reviewed this property |
beer and wine
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 7:45 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 7:45 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 7:45 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 7:45 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 7:45 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1510 Girard Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87106-1823
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-262-0115
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